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[Santa Fe Bridge with Mount Franklin]

Description: Photograph of Santa Fe bridge in El Paso with small house-like structure on both ends, and part of a mountain range and power lines seen in the background. Handwriting on the back reads, "Santa Fe Bridge 1800's Mt. Franklin in Background". The name "Stuart" can be seen on the bottom right corner of the photograph.
Date: 1800~
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Photograph of Allen Hall Chapel]

Description: Photograph of two small, one-story buildings with wood-siding. The building on the left has been painted powder grey-blue and has two doors on its covered front porch, while the building to the right, which has a sign reading "Allen 1801 Hall," has been painted. A white and black lamppost stands in the shared front yard, to the left of a thin path. The path leads down through a very short, light-colored stone partition, separating a gravel parking lot from the yard. Handwritten notes on the back of the photo indicate the chapel is located behind the Inn at Salado, in Salado, Texas.
Date: [1801, 1995]
Location Info:
Partner: Salado Public Library

[Daguerreotype of Henry Jones]

Description: Daguerreotype of Henry Jones. He is wearing a dark jacket with a lighter colored jacket underneath. Also, he is wearing a light colored vest, white collared shirt and a dark tie. He has a full beard and his glasses are pushed up onto his forehead. Enclosed in a gold toned frame.
Date: 1840/1861
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Diana Campbell Parr]

Description: A photograph of Diana Campbell Parr, daughter of privateer James Campbell and wife of Solomon Parr. Mrs. Campbell is wearing a long-sleeved, full-length dark dress with a bow at the neck and gloves.
Date: 1840~/1850
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Henry Wilcox]

Description: A photograph of a sketch of Henry Wilcox, an early settler of Shoal Point. In the sketch, Mr. Wilcox is wearing a dark suit coat, a white shirt and black bow tie.
Date: [1840..1853]
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Paper print of Henry Jones]

Description: Salted paper print of Henry Jones. The bust portrait was cut into an oval and placed on a tan cardboard substrate. Jones, who has his hair parted on the side and has a beard, is wearing a dark jacket, white shirt, and dark tie. Image dimensions are: 13.6 cm X 18.5 cm.
Date: [1840..1861]
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of Firemen and Steamer]

Description: Photograph of firemen and a steamer from the Orange Fire Department posing in front of a clapboard building. The steamer and the men's faces have been colored.
Date: [1840..1850]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Photograph of six men with a dog]

Description: Photograph of six men with a dog. The men are wearing suits and cowboy hats. Three of the men (standing in back row) have numbers written above their images (1, 2, 3). Man on far left of back row is holding a gun. In the front row, there is a man seated cross-legged on the floor, a man sitting in a chair with a dog between his knees, and another man seated cross-legged on the floor on far right. Written on back of photograph in pencil: "1. Mr. Tom McGee 2. Mr. Charlie Farmer 3. Henry Jones 4 ? 5 ? 6 Frank Bell".
Date: [1840..1855]
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of Thomas L. Willis]

Description: Portrait of Doctor Thomas L. Willis seated in front of a decorated wall or backdrop. He is looking down, with his arm resting on the arm of the chair. He has a handlebar mustache, and is wearing a suit.
Date: [1840..1889]
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Photograph of Thomas L. Willis]

Description: Portrait of Doctor Thomas L. Willis, visible from his head to his upper chest. He is wearing a double-breasted suit, and has a beard down to his chest.
Date: [1840..1889]
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Portrait of E.G. Sewell]

Description: Portrait of E.G. Sewell, visible from the shoulders up, wearing a dark-colored suit and an overcoat. Note on the back of the photograph reads, "B.Z. Cannaway, Resident Artist, East Side Public Square, Franklin, KY."
Date: [1840..1924]
Creator: Cannaway, B. Z.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Portrait of James W. Harding]

Description: Portrait of James W. Harding, visible from the shoulders up, wearing a dark-colored suit. Note on the back of the photograph reads, "J.C. Elrod, Louisville, KY. Is this Jeff. H??'s Father? Photograph Galleries, 313 Jefferson, below Third Street, ground floor, and 428 Main, below Fourth Street, duplicates can be ordered."
Date: [1840..1919]
Creator: Elrod, J. C.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Portrait of John Matthews]

Description: Photograph of John Matthews sitting for a portrait. He wears a coat, vest, and shirt, and is staring forward.
Date: 1840~
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Letter to Henry DeBarger, March 29th, 1841]

Description: Letter to Henry DeBarger of York, Pa. from someone in the paper mill business in Philadelphia. Signature of person sending the letter is indecipherable.
Date: March 29, 1841
Partner: Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards

[A drawing depicting a scene from the Mier Expedition]

Description: Photograph of a drawing titled "MIER PRISONERS CHARGE ON THE GUARD AND VICTORY AT SALADO." The drawing depicts a scene from the Mier Expedition of soldiers fighting prisoners. The men are carrying guns, bayonets, and spears and are engaged in battle. There is an arched doorway (with a view of four armed guards) to a stucco mission in the top left corner of the drawing. Rooftops and trees are visible in the top right corner. The photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate. Image dimensions are: 19.7 cm x 12.5 cm. Back of photograph in pencil: " J.H.P. Davis. Richmond, Texas." Also numbers: "253 and 92" written in pencil. Stamped number 367 partially visible.
Date: [1842..1845]
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

["Mier Prisoners Charge on the Guard and Victory at Salado.'']

Description: Photographic print of a drawn or engraved image of "MIER PRISONERS CHARGE ON THE GUARD AND VICTORY AT SALADO.'' Photograph shows men with guns and long spears. Building with cross on top of roofline above door to the right, background. Photo has yellow tint with brown. Photograph is mounted on cardboard substrate. Image dimensions are: 19.5 cm X 12.3 cm.
Date: 1842
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Portrait of T.B. Larimore]

Description: Half-body portrait of T.B. Larimore, wearing a dark-colored suit and bow tie. Note on the back of the photograph reads, "C.C. Giers National Art Gallery (middle section missing) Albums and Frames & Card Pictures for Albums constantly on hand. Duplicates of this picture can be had if desired, Negative No._____." Photograph donated by Terry J. Gardner.
Date: [1843..1929]
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Membership Certificate for the Galveston Hook and Ladder Company, No.1]

Description: Membership certificate to Galveston Hook and Ladder Company, No. 1 presented to James Moreau Brown. The certificate, in reference to his membership, reads: "James M. Brown was elected a member of Galveston Hook and Ladder Company, No. 1."
Date: October 3, 1843
Partner: Galveston Historical Foundation

[Portrait of Edwin and Mercy Mariah Mead]

Description: Tintype portrait of Edwin and Mercy Mariah Mead on their wedding day, January 29, 1844. The photograph is housed in a decorative leather case with a brass matte.
Date: January 29, 1844
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

Republic of Texas Land Grant Certificate

Description: This is a land grant from the Republic of Texas. It is to James Cole of Robertson County and is signed by Sam Houston.
Date: March 28, 1844
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[Costumed Men and Women Posing for Portrait]

Description: Photograph of a group of costumed men and women posing for a portrait. Four women stand behind two men and a woman sitting in chairs decorated with spirals. Two more men recline on the ground in the foreground. The men are wearing dark clothes with fringe and frills. The people are identified on the reverse side of the photo.
Date: [1845..1890]
Creator: W. J. Blair Portraits
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Petersburg Courthouse]

Description: Photograph of The Old Tavern Stand, Townsend Inn, Nelson Academy, and Petersburg Courthouse (one building) in Lavaca County, Texas. Petersburg, Texas, the first seat of Lavaca County when the county was organized in August 1846, was located six miles southeast of Hallettsville. Hallettsville was made the county seat in an 1852 election.
Date: [1846..1880]
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[China Cup]

Description: Photograph of a china cup that belonged to Anthony Garnett Smith, Jr. and his wife Elizabeth M. Smith in the 1840's. The cup was part of their wedding china. The cup was later given to their daughter, Adalade "Addie" Smith Howell of Hill County and McLennan County.
Date: 1848
Creator: Willis, T. Bradford
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Matriculation Ticket from the Medical College of Georgia for Thomas L. Willis]

Description: Photograph of a matriculation ticket from the Medical College of Georgia for Thomas L. Willis in 1849. It is signed by George M. Newton, M.D., Dean. Dr. Thomas L. Willis later practiced medicine in Weatherford, TX and Denton County, TX.
Date: 1849
Creator: Willis, T. Bradford
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis